Base malts traditionally serve as the foundation for beer recipes. Each base malt has its own unique character and flavor. Functionally, base malts provide the sugars for fermentation and enzymes for converting the starch to sugars during mashing. Looking to make a European-style Pilsner? Check out our selection of Pilsner malts. Looking to concoct a fruity wheat beer as your summer seasonal? We offer malted and unmalted white wheat, as well as organic wheat and spelt. Looking to perfect your traditional pale ale? Browse our two-row malts from around the world. Whatever beer style you are looking to make, we can help you build it on a solid foundation.

Pilsner

Cargill IdaPils™

Our signature malt is from the finest Idaho Harrington, contract grown on irrigated farms for a consistently low total protein and high extract malt. This is an excellent choice for use in light lagers and Pilsner type beers.

Color (ASBC °L) Style Origin Specs
1.4 - 1.7 Pilsen, light lagers United States Download

Cargill German Pils

Produced at Cargill's Salzgitter, Germany, tower malt house (with exclusive Pilsner production), using barley from premier growing regions of Germany selected for top malting and brewing performance. You can expect a consistent product batch after batch.

Color (ASBC °L) Style Origin Specs
1.4 - 1.8 German-style Pilsner Germany Download

Prairie Malt™ Euro Pils™

Fashioned after the great Pilsner malts of Europe, Prairie Malt™ Euro Pils is malted in our Canadian malting facility using only the finest Canadian two-row Copeland barley.

Color (ASBC °L) Style Origin Specs
1.5 - 2.0 European-style Pilsner Canada Download

Dingemans Pilsen

Light in color and low in protein, Dingemans Pilsen is produced from the finest European two-row barley. This malt is well modified and can easily be mashed with a single-temperature infusion.

Color (ASBC °L) Style Origin Specs
1.4 - 1.8 Pilsen, light lagers Belgium Download

Dingemans Organic Pilsen

Dingemans Organic Pilsen is produced from 100% organic and NOP barley (compliant with USDA's National Organic Program). This malt is produced in a fully separated production flow according to the latest organic standards.

Color (ASBC °L) Style Origin Specs
1.4 - 1.8 Pilsen, light lagers Belgium Download

Warminster Organic Pilsen

A malt of exceptional quality, floor malted and made from premium organic barley. Suitable for all organic lagers.

Color (ASBC °L) Style Origin Specs
1.45 - 2.5 Pilsen, light lagers United Kingdom Download

Six-row

Schreier™ Six-Row Pale

Classic six-row traditional barley, malted in Sheboygan, WI. The preferred base malt for adjunct-based American lager and wheat beers.

Color (ASBC °L) Style Origin Specs
1.5 - 2.1 American lagers, wheat beers United States Download

Wheat

Cargill Malted White Wheat

Produced from the finest soft white wheat, with a wonderfully clean taste and finish. Wheat may be used in amounts up to 60% in creating many styles of wheat beer and in smaller amounts (5-10%) to aid in head retention.

Color (ASBC °L) Style Origin Specs
2.6 - 3.2 Wheat beers US / Canada Download

Cargill Unmalted White Wheat

A soft white wheat best used in Belgian ales and wheat beer.

Color (ASBC °L) Style Origin Specs
1.0 Belgian ales, wheat beers US / Canada Download

Dingemans Pale Wheat

A soft white wheat best used in Belgian ales and wheat beer.

Color (ASBC °L) Style Origin Specs
1.2 - 2.0 Wheat beers Belgium Download

Gambrinus Organic Wheat

Produced from Canadian wheat, this certified organic wheat malt may be used in wheat beers of all types.

Color (ASBC °L) Style Origin Specs
2.0 - 3.0 Wheat beers Canada Download

Meussdoerffer Spelt

Meussdoerffer Spelt produced from a heritage variety of Bavarian wheat. Contains higher protein but lower gluten than other wheat malt. Use in amounts up to 60% for a slightly sweet nutty, spicy flavor.

Color (ASBC °L) Style Origin Specs
1.0 - 2.0 Wheat beers Germany Download

Two-row

Schreier™ Two-Row Pale

A great value two-row base malt. Well modified, clean tasting and moderate in total protein.

Color (ASBC °L) Style Origin Specs
1.5 - 2.5 All beer styles United States Download

Cargill Two-Row Pale

Using both Metcalfe and Copeland varieties, this classic base malt will provide consistent brewhouse performance for all beer styles.

Color (ASBC °L) Style Origin Specs
1.5 - 2.5 All beer styles US / Canada Download

Dingemans Pale Ale

Dingemans Pale Ale malt is fully modified, kilned longer and more intensively. This malt gives your beer a golden color.

Color (ASBC °L) Style Origin Specs
3.8 Amber beers, ales, stouts, bock Belgium Download

Dingemans Organic Pale Ale

Dingemans Organic Pale Ale is produced from 100% organic and NOP barley (compliant with USDA's National Organic Program). This malt is produced in a fully separated production flow according to the latest organic standards.

Color (ASBC °L) Style Origin Specs
3.8 Amber beers, ales, stouts, bock Belgium Download

Gambrinus Organic Two-Row Pale

Produced from only the finest certified organic Canadian two-row barley, this malt is well modified, clean tasting, and moderate in total protein.

Color (ASBC °L) Style Origin Specs
1.5 - 2.0 All beer styles Canada Download

Pauls Pale Ale

Made from two-row winter barley, Pauls Pale Ale malt is traditionally used in infusion mashing systems to produce amber colored pale ale, bitter, and export styles of beer.

Color (ASBC °L) Style Origin Specs
2.5 - 3.5 Amber beers, ales United Kingdom Download

Warminster Pale Ale

Floor malted and made from premium two-row barley.

Color (ASBC °L) Style Origin Specs
2.5 - 3.5 Amber beers, ales United Kingdom Download

Warminster Organic Pale Ale

Floor malted and made from premium organic barley. Suitable for all organic ales.

Color (ASBC °L) Style Origin Specs
2.5 - 3.5 Traditional ales & pale ales United Kingdom Download

Special Pale

Cargill Special Pale

Moderately kilned two-row malt that lends a forward malt flavor and aroma as well as an amber-red color. An excellent base malt for ales and amber lagers.

Color (ASBC °L) Style Origin Specs
3.0 - 4.0 Amber lagers, ales United States Download

Gambrinus ESB Pale

"Extra Special British" Pale malt has been produced for brewers seeking a North American malt with the unique flavor imported by British pale malt.

Color (ASBC °L) Style Origin Specs
3.0 - 4.0 Traditional ales & pale ales Canada Download

Pauls Mild Ale (Dextrin Malt)

Pauls Mild Ale malt is best suited for infusion mashing. Due to this malt's kilning regime, the wort produced is higher in dextrin content than Pauls Pale Ale, resulting in a fuller bodied finished beer.

Color (ASBC °L) Style Origin Specs
3.5 - 4.5 Mild & brown ales United Kingdom Download

Warminster Maris Otter

Maris Otter, the malting barley variety revered by brewers for the production of traditional cask ales, floor malted for preferred flavor and performance.

Color (ASBC °L) Style Origin Specs
2.5 - 3.5 Traditional ales & pale ales United Kingdom Download

Vienna

Gambrinus Vienna

Higher kilning temperatures give this Vienna malt its deep golden color and strong malt flavor.

Color (ASBC °L) Style Origin Specs
3.0 - 5.0 All beer styles Canada Download

Meussdoerffer Vienna

Higher kilning temperatures gives Meussdoerffer Vienna malt its deep golden color and strong malt flavor. Best used in dark lagers and Marzen beer.

Color (ASBC °L) Style Origin Specs
2.0 - 3.0 Dark lagers, Marzen beer Germany Download

Munich

Cargill Munich

A fully modified, two-row color malt that enhances the malty flavor, color and aroma of dark beers such as bock and Oktoberfest.

Color (ASBC °L) Style Origin Specs
8.0 - 11.0 Dark beers, seasonals United States Download

Dingemans Munich

Dingemans Munich malt undergoes higher kilning temperature than pale malt. The resulting malt will lend a full, malty flavor and aroma, and an orange-amber color. This malt can make up to 100% of the grain bill.

Color (ASBC °L) Style Origin Specs
4.0 - 7.0 Amber beers, ales, stouts, bock Belgium Download

Dingemans Organic Munich

Dingemans Organic Munich is produced from 100% organic and NOP barley (compliant with USDA's National Organic Program). This malt is produced in a fully separated production flow according to the latest organic standards.

Color (ASBC °L) Style Origin Specs
4.0 - 7.0 Amber beers, ales, stouts, bock Belgium Download

Gambrinus Munich 10

This mellow kilned malt is ideal where unique malt flavor and rich aroma are sought.

Color (ASBC °L) Style Origin Specs
9.0 - 11.0 Amber beers, ales, stouts, bock Canada Download

Gambrinus Organic Munich 10

Produced from only the finest certified organic Canadian two-row barley, this deep kilned malt is ideal where unique flavor and rich color are sought.

Color (ASBC °L) Style Origin Specs
9.0 - 11.0 Amber beers, ales, stouts, bock Canada Download

Gambrinus Munich 30

This deep kilned malt is ideal where unique malt flavor and rich color is sought.

Color (ASBC °L) Style Origin Specs
30.0 - 35.0 Amber beers, ales, stouts, bock Canada Download

Meussdoerffer Munich

Produced with graduated kiln temperatures resulting in higher color and aromatic notes, Meussdoerffer Munich may be used to enhance body and aroma of dark beers, such as bock and Bavarian dark.

Color (ASBC °L) Style Origin Specs
5.0 - 6.0 Darker beers, ales, stouts, bock Germany Download

Distillers

Cargill Distillers

Our Distillers malt is specifically designed to provide the distiller of American-style bourbons, whiskeys, or spirits requiring a majority of raw grains with enough enzyme to convert the large amount of starch in those grain bills.

Color (ASBC °L) Style Origin Specs
2.0 - 6.5 American-style bourbon, whiskey, spirits United States Download


 

Some Cargill products are only approved for use in certain geographies, end uses, and/or at certain usage levels. It is the customer's responsibility to determine, for a particular geography, that (i) the Cargill product, its use and usage levels, (ii) the customer's product and its use, and (iii) any claims made about the customer's product, all comply with applicable laws and regulations.